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What Do The Patches In Your Mouth Look Like When You Have Hiv

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HIV and the Mouth

Other Oral Conditions of HIV Disease The two most common conditions that may not be caused by an infection include dry mouth and small round mouth sores, called aphthous ulcers . Dry Mouth Dry mouth, or xerostomia , is a common condition in HIV disease that may have a variety of causes. HIV disease itself may cause dry mouth because HIV-related salivary disease causes swollen salivary glands (glands in the mouth that produce saliva, or...
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Red Patches On tongue and feels like hair in my mouth.

I had unprotected sex with a 23 year old status unknown although he says no. We had vaginal intercourse 3 times, but there was no ejaculation. I gave him oral sex for a long period of time and again there was no ejaculation. Eventually...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am not a doctor and am therefore not qualified to answer your question. You can either ask The Body's medical or transmission expert their opinion.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »

White Patches and HIV

Dear Dr.I am male and sexually gay and bottom, I am always having safe sex, I got NAAT tested at 11/17/2012 and again 2/16/2013 for the past months and the results were Negative every time. On the 2/17/2013 I had anal sex with a male, after 4 weeks...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
If your partner was indeed using a condom ,there would not be a risk here. IF he is bluffing, there would, of course, be a concern were he to be HIV+.As to your question regarding symptoms of acute HIV infection, this develops within a few weeks of... Read more »

White patches on back of throat! Help!

Hello to you. My ? is why do i have white patches on very back of throat and red bumps on the thing on the roof of my mouth that looks like a punching bag? Have been tested for aids, and was negative, but that was more than a year ago. While...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
If all your HIV tests are negative, then most likely you do not have HIV. Have you had a throat culture performed?? White patches can often be a sign of thrush (a fungal infection). Could you have a sexually transmitted infection? Have you had oral... Read more »

purple patches

Can a Kaposi sarcoma flat lesion, occur in one day, ie suddenly. I have about a dime size lesion on my thigh and it occurred in one day. it blanches though, can it still be Kaposi. Has been there a week unchanged....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Kaposi's sarcoma (K.S.) lesions do not blanch and dime-sized lesions do not appear within one day.K.S. was a major problem during the early years of the epidemic. Today it is seen only rarely. K.S. is caused by human herpes virus type 8... Read more »
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Dry Mouth, Thrush?

Posted by TheTyger, 3 Replies
One of the symptoms I experienced was a dry mouth lacking in saliva. My mouth felt kind of sticky and burning. Was this thrush? Or is thrush mainly a bunch of white stuff that resembles cottage cheese on the tongue? Could this have been an oral... Read more »

pic of my mouth PLEASE LOOK

Posted by uhohblita, 1 Reply
can anyone tell me this looks normal!??!


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White patches on tonsils

Posted by Worriedsick3139, 1 Reply

5 weeks after my exposure I had found something on my tonsils. There were these whitish/yellow patches (not dots) on my tonsils. No fever, no sore throat, no cough OR no other symptom noticed. 24 days before this I had a cold which lasted for a... Read more »

mouth problems- simon or anyone ealse

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
does anyone know what would constantly cause mouth sores other than hiv i have had these for 4 yrs they always come back in the same place i cant see them so i dont know what they look like and know i have some darker pink around the gumline the... Read more »